DTV take-up reaches 93.1%

Digital television take-up in the UK has reached 93.1% according to Ofcom’s Q1 2011 report.
The conversion of secondary TV sets to digital reached 75.7% up 5.2% on the previous year and altogether 83.3% of all TV sets had converted to digital television by the end of Q1 2011.
A total of 3.2 million receivers were sold in the first quarter of 2011, of which 81.3% were iDTVs.
DTT is the primary television platform for 10.1 million households, 39.6% of all TV households.
The research also showed that two million homes claimed to have access to free-to-air satellite service, compared to 9.3 million receiving pay satellite.
Source: Ofcom website
Item added: 11th July 2011